It is stunning to think that after the second atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki a third bomb has not been unleashed on the world. In the past 75 years, restraint has kept the world safe from such weapons. Restraint is a precious character trait in leaders and nations.
Beijing’s treatment of the Uighur minority in Xinjiang Province qualifies, in every way, as genocide. Writing in Newsweek, Israeli Human Rights Lawyer Arsen Ostrovsky didn’t hesitate to call the Communist Party’s actions “genocide,” pointing especially to the “forced sterilizations, abortions and intrusive birth prevention.” These actions alone meet the requirement for genocide and have led to “the population growth rates in the two largest Uyghur prefectures [to fall] by 84% between 2015 and 2018.”